October 8, 2019


Over the last 10 years, I've been a smoker. Of course, I didn't really consider myself a smoker until about a year ago, when I bought the shop and escalated to a pack a day. I started because I was in love with a smoker, and because I wanted to "get dead all cool." I m...

May 7, 2018


Today is the last day of this trip. I'm currently in Boston because I was asked to perform at the Massachusetts Poetry Festival. While I've had a marvelous time and the reading went spectacularly, I'm  butting right up against this shard of glass and I need to talk abo...

April 25, 2017


Right now I'm at work, having blasted through most of what I was supposed to accomplish today, I'm here: feeling guilty for not writing but feeling ready finally to lay down what the hell has happened the last three weeks. The last time I wrote was also a new moon. Hea...

February 14, 2017

Sex in Cars With Boys


My newest single is

having sex in cars

with boys especially

in parking lots behind

bars. It's not that

I'm short changing

the experience just

that I'm living with

my parents and so

was this one guy. How

many lovers on days

like Feb 14th call

their sisters as...

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Vulgar, bike riding, record slinging, book reading poet with a passion for pool and the Midwest. 

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